There are two alternative chemical formulas for the common household shampoo, namely, CH3(CH2)10CH2(OCH2CH2)2OSO3Na and NaC12H25SO4. They represent sodium laureth sulfate and sodium lauryl sulfate, respectively.

According to Chemical Dictionary, the chemical formula for Milk of Magnesia is Mg(OH)2. It is also referred to as magnesium hydroxide, magnesium hydrate or magnesia magma.

Graphite's chemical formula is C. Graphite is a carbon allotrope, meaning that it has the same chemical composition as carbon, but it has different physical characteristics.


Ammonia is the chemical name for the molecular formula NH3, which is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen. It is also known by the name azane.

Paraffin is a mixture of hydrocarbon molecules with the general chemical formula CnH2n+2. The word "paraffin" is derived from Latin words "parum" and "affinis," which translate to "lack of affinity." This lack of affinit...

The molecular formula "FeO2" is a general formula that can represent several chemical compounds: Iron(II) hydroxide, iron oxide and Oxido (oxo) iron. Iron oxide is the most common name for it.

Boron hydrides are a class of compounds that include the chemical structure BxHy; for example, diborane with the chemical formula B2H6. Boron hydrides are also called boranes.